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Bike Davis Hosts Council Candidates Transportation Forum

May 28, 2016
Bike Davis Hosts Council Candidates Transportation Forum

On May 4, Bike Davis hosted a Candidates Forum to address transportation issues at the US Bicycling Hall of Fame. The Bike Davis Board prepared four questions, two of which were provided to the candidates in advance of the forum. The Candidates were informed that their responses to these two questions would be posted...

Davis Vanguard
Bike Davis Hosts Council Candidates Transportation Forum

May 28, 2016
Bike Davis Hosts Council Candidates Transportation Forum

On May 4, Bike Davis hosted a Candidates Forum to address transportation issues at the US Bicycling Hall of Fame. The Bike Davis Board prepared four questions, two of which were provided to the candidates in advance of the forum. The Candidates were informed that their responses to these two questions would be posted...

Davis Vanguard
Council Looks to Further Options on Cannery Bike Crossing

May 4, 2016
Council Looks to Further Options on Cannery Bike Crossing

This time there would be no backing down in the face of requests from the Cannery.  Councilmember Lucas Frerichs sent the message early on stating, “I’m not in favor of Option 1, I think we should take another crack at… sitting down with the property owners.” The subcommittee of Lucas Frerichs and Robb Davis...

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Davis Vanguard
Council Looks to Further Options on Cannery Bike Crossing

May 4, 2016
Council Looks to Further Options on Cannery Bike Crossing

This time there would be no backing down in the face of requests from the Cannery.  Councilmember Lucas Frerichs sent the message early on stating, “I’m not in favor of Option 1, I think we should take another crack at… sitting down with the property owners.” The subcommittee of Lucas Frerichs and Robb Davis...

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Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part Three

Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part Three

The Sierra Club will not be making a Davis City Council endorsement this year “since all candidates were perceived by our management committee as being equally qualified and all did very well in responding to our series of questions.” The Sierra Club assessment of the Davis City Council candidates is as follows: “The Sierra...

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Davis Vanguard
Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part Three

Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part Three

The Sierra Club will not be making a Davis City Council endorsement this year “since all candidates were perceived by our management committee as being equally qualified and all did very well in responding to our series of questions.” The Sierra Club assessment of the Davis City Council candidates is as follows: “The Sierra...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Bike Advocates and Others Believe Community Short-Changed on Bike Crossing

May 3, 2016
Commentary: Bike Advocates and Others Believe Community Short-Changed on Bike Crossing

In November 2013, the city council narrowly approved the Cannery project on a 3-2 vote.  A key provision of that project was having grade separated crossings to allow bicyclists and pedestrians to avoid the heavily congested Covell Blvd crossing to the south. The agreement had a grade-separated crossing at the southwest corner of the...

Game to 100
Selfish bicycle riders need to grow up

Mar 30, 2016

When I complained the other day about bicyclists who feel entitled to take over Sacramento’s crowded sidewalks, a number of riders immediately launched into tales of close calls with dangerous or indifferent drivers. As an occasional rider myself, I sympathize … Continue reading

Game to 100
Selfish bicycle riders need to grow up

Mar 30, 2016

When I complained the other day about bicyclists who feel entitled to take over Sacramento’s crowded sidewalks, a number of riders immediately launched into tales of close calls with dangerous or indifferent drivers. As an occasional rider myself, I sympathize … Continue reading

Game to 100
Get those bikes off crowded Sacramento sidewalks

Mar 28, 2016

I don’t have much use for people who endanger the innocent while gratifying their own desires. But if they are going to do that, I wish they would own up to their self-indulgence instead of rationalizing their reprehensible behavior. What … Continue reading

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